1996 - The last time an Indian fast bowler took a five-wicket haul in the fourth innings of a home Test was Javagal Srinath against South Africa in Ahmedabad. Mohammed Shami did it on day five in Visakhapatnam. Karsan Ghavri, Kapil Dev and Madan Lal are the others on this list.

3 - Number of five-wicket hauls for Shami in the second innings since 2018 - the most by any bowler. He has picked up 40 wickets in 15 second innings, at an average of 17.70 and strike rate of 32.1. In contrast, he has taken only 23 wickets in 16 first innings at an average of 37.56 and strike rate of 70.50, with best figures of 3 for 64.

203 - The margin of defeat for South Africa in this Test, which is their heaviest after scoring 400 or more runs in their first innings. This is only the fifth time they have lost a Test after scoring 400-plus in the first innings.

3 - Number of bigger wins, in terms of runs, for India after their opposition scored 400-plus in their first innings. They won in Visakhapatnam by 203 runs. Two of the three bigger wins came against England, both by an innings, in Chennai and Mumbai in 2016-17.

350 - Wickets for R Ashwin in 66 Tests, making him the joint-fastest to the mark along with Muttiah Muralitharan. Ashwin has taken 18 innings more than Muralitharan to reach this feat, but has bowled about 3000 balls fewer to get to the mark. Ashwin has got there in seven years and 332 days from his debut, while it took Muralitharan nine years and nine days.

37 - Sixes hit in this match, the most in a Test. The previous record was 35 between Pakistan and New Zealand in Sharjah in November 2014. The most sixes hit in a Test in India before this was 20, when India played Sri Lanka in Mumbai in 2009 and also against West Indies in Rajkot last year.

3 - Number of players to bat more than 100 balls, batting at No. 7 or lower, in both innings on Test debut - Senuran Muthusamy in this Test. The first to do so was Bangladesh's Manjural Islam against Zimbabwe in 2004 and then Australia's Moises Henriques versus India in 2013. Muthusamy remained not out in both innings of this debut Test and became only the fourth player ever to score unbeaten 30-plus scores in both innings on debut.

Bharath Seervi is stats sub-editor at ESPNcricinfo @SeerviBharath